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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1589738.015 - Hansen-Mueller Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Toledo


Inspection Nr: 1589738.015
Report ID: 0524700
Date Opened: 04/14/2022

Site Address:
Hansen-Mueller Co.
1800 N. Water Street
Toledo, OH 43611

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 50497, Toledo, OH 43605

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 311119/Other Animal Food Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/14/2022

Emphasis: N:Amputate, L:Fall

Case Closed: 07/29/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1884840
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $28,714 $0 $0 $0 $0 $28,714
Current Penalty $14,357 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,357
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100140 C20 06/07/2022 06/24/2022 $14,357 $14,357 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Other 19100305 G02 III 06/07/2022 $0 $14,357 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 145404.015
Event: 04/14/2022
Employee Is Killed When Pulled Into Conveyor Drive Shaft

At 11:30 a.m. on April 14, 2022, an employee was working from atop a rail car th at had been filled with oats via an overhead conveyor coming out of the facility . Shortly after sealing the five lids on the rail car, the employee walked back to the elevated access platform, when his horizonal running lanyard of his perso nal fall arrest system contacted the unguarded drive shaft of the conveyor. The attached lanyard became entangled on the rotating shaft pulling the employee int o the frame of the conveyor. The employee suffered fractures to his neck and was killed.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, conveyor, drive shaft, fall protection, flatbed rail car, fracture, neck, pulled in, rotating parts, unguarded

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1589738.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction
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